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Dr. Karen Glover

Family Medicine
CA
24 years experience female

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AL

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Family Medicine

Integrative Medicine

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

29 Answers
8 Agrees
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Anticoagulation: People at low risk for blood clots usually receive anticoagulation therapy post surgery for 1-2 days. The choice of anticoagulation therapy is usually... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Samonella: Eating raw or undercooked meat, poultry, eggs, or egg products may cause a bacterial infection called Samonella. If you are infected, symptoms may sh... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Food poisoning: No. Yogurt with active cultures keeps the intestines healthy but cannot fight off other bacteria that is foreign to your system. But the best preventi... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
IUD: Low sex drive, acne, and weight gain could be the hormonal side effects of the Progesterone that is incorporated in Mirena (levonorgestrel) (iud). Ho... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Seborrhea: Sometimes infants get scaly patches in the scalp-which is seborrhea or "cradle cap". Most of the time it gets better by itself. However, there is an ... Read More
A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Adult Vaccinations: Recommended (preventive medicine) vaccinations for 65 year olds: pneumococcal (or pneumonia) -one time vaccine; herpes zoster (shingles) -one time va... Read More
A 17-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Fracture elbow: If the elbow break is not healed, you will have pain and the possibility of damaging the area future. Sometimes if the fracture involves a joint, al... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Hyperhydrosis: There is a condition (hyperhydrosis) where the sweat glands are overactive. This can be anywhere-hands, feet, armpits, groin. There is a topical med... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Staphylococcus: The bacteria Staphylococcus, is what we term a commensal bacterial, which means it "lives with us." It lives on our skin, in our nose, mouth, throat,... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Heavy bleeding: Heavy bleeding (Menorrhagia) and frequent bleeding in a menstrual cycle (Metrorrhagia) can have several causes. They are serious problems that need t... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Effects on pressure: Do you have high blood pressure as a disease or are you saying your blood pressure is high since you have been ill? In general, hot showers do not ha... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Irregular period: There are several reasons to have irregular periods. Mostly due to an imbalance of hormones in your body. When a girl starts her period, the cycle hor... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
STD: Well, it appears he probably did not get the infection from you. Fortunately, you did not test positive, however, you should not have intercourse with... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Mammogram: It is not necessary to get a mammogram. A mammogram is a screening test for breast cancer and considered preventive medicine. 1 in 8 women will get b... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Jock itch: Could be a fungal infection (tinea cruris or "jock itch"). Most often occurs from excess moisture in a poorly aerated skin area (skin touching skin).... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Shortness of breath: Based on the details of your inquiry, really cannot give any suggestion of a cause of your shortness of breath. However, if it is distressing to you,... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Pregnancy: Depending on where you live, the local county Health Department typically has no-cost pregnancy testing. Some do Women's Health at no-cost or low cost... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Irregular period: There are several reasons for an irregular period. If you are sexually active, the issues to consider are pregnancy and infection. These require gett... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Oral contraceptives: There are several important rules for oral contraceptives to be the most protective. 1) take at the same time daily; 2) do not skip a pill; 3) ALWAYS ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Possible infection: From your description, these symptoms really require you to see a doctor. Sounds like an infection, but breast swelling is not related to vaginal infe... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Hematuria: Depends on how long this has been going on. If recent, just a few days, could be a urinary tract infection. It is best to get a urinalysis (that is th... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Vaginal discharge: Your treatment for chlamydia should have resolved your infection if you did not have unprotected sex during treatment and your partner was also treate... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Med interactions: According to a drug interaction check, the absorption level of the Ceftin (cefuroxime) may be affected by lowered stomach acid which is what omeprazo... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Weaning off meds: Well, weaning usually depends on why you are taking the medication in the first place. I would not recommend a self wean. At least discuss this with ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Antibiotics: The best way to get "rid" of it and "cure" it is by taking antibiotics. Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of bacteria that is not the "good" lacto... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Food poisoning: Less likely food poisoning because the offending agent usually takes 4-12 hours to produce symptoms. Probably a chemical irritant to the mucosal lini... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Pleuritic pain: The pain can come from several sources- muscles are between each rib and can be strained (spasm); you can affect the rib position where it meets the b... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Flank Pain: Could be either muscle strain or internal. Depends on what incidents preceded the pain. Trauma? physical activity? Problems with constipation? Possi... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Antibiotics: A "Z-pak" or Zithromax (azithromycin) is an antibiotic. In the Untied States, there are no "over-the-counter" antibiotics available for purchase. You... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Glover is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Glover is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! thank you so much doctor I was very worried thought it was something very serious cause i've never heard about it before, thank you
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, OH
Graduated 1998MD

Residency

GLENDALE ADVENTIST MEDICAL CENTER

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